Two people have been shot dead during an early morning shooting on Las Vegas strip. At least 24 are reportedly injured.
As noted by Reuters, a gunman opened fire during the three-day country music Route 91 Harvest Festival. Reports suggest that singer Jason Aldean was performing on stage when the gunfire began.
According to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police, one suspect is already down after the shooting.
Please avoid heading to the south end of the Strip. Las Vegas Blvd is shut down at Tropicana, southbound past Russell Rd at this time.— LVMPD (@LVMPD) October 2, 2017
Several celebrities have taken to Twitter and Instagram to react to the horrific mass shooting while sending prayers as well. Here's a round-up—
Be safe in vegas????????— Rudimental (@Rudimental) October 2, 2017
Please, if you are in Las Vegas, take cover there are multiple shooters on the loose, twenty people are dead. Find cover and hide.— sia (@Sia) October 2, 2017
Active shooter in Las Vegas! City on lock down!!!!!!— Drake Bell (@DrakeBell) October 2, 2017
heart goes out to everyone affected by the shooting in vegas, friends & families (strangers included)…breaks my heart to see earth like this— Paris-Michael K. J. (@ParisJackson) October 2, 2017
Oh God. Vegas. WTF is happening. Can’t keep up with all the pain this country is facing. Sending love to Vegas.— bob saget (@bobsaget) October 2, 2017
The news about Vegas is devastating. Sending all our love to the people there right now ❤️❤️❤️— HAIM (@HAIMtheband) October 2, 2017
Too much to comprehend. These poor people. This poor country.— billy eichner (@billyeichner) October 2, 2017
Anyone who says "Just ban guns" after Las Vegas attack is a moron. Criminals don't respect laws. They'll continue to carry, citizens won't.— Andrew Tate (@Cobratate) October 2, 2017